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Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilisation - Abraham Eraly
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Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilisation
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This sweeping account of ancient India begins with the Indus Valley civilization, then moves on to the Vedic Aryan culture, the age of religious and philosophical ferment, the tenets of Jainism, the founding and consolidation of Buddhism, and Alexander the Great’s advance into India. It concludes... show more
This sweeping account of ancient India begins with the Indus Valley civilization, then moves on to the Vedic Aryan culture, the age of religious and philosophical ferment, the tenets of Jainism, the founding and consolidation of Buddhism, and Alexander the Great’s advance into India. It concludes with the Mauryan Empire, which, in the 3rd century BC, united an enormous
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780753818541 (075381854X)
Publisher: Phoenix
Pages no: 484
Edition language: English
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Michael A. Slusher
Michael A. Slusher rated it
5.0 Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilisation
A very thorough and detailed history of India and its major religions. I would have rated it 4.5 stars if possible because it became hard to place the events and histories in chronological relation to each other. The date information was all there, but a graphic or two showing a timeline would have...
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